Hosted by comedian and actor Sasheer Zamata, IndieWire honored movie awards season with panel discussions featuring many of this year’s contenders on Tuesday, November 5 in Los Angeles with the first-ever IndieWire Consider This FYC Brunch. IndieWire welcomed attendees comprised of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members, as well as guild members and select press, for a program that explored the art and craft of 2019’s finest filmmaking across fiction and nonfiction features.
With a focus on below-the-line filmmakers, the IndieWire Consider This FYC Brunch program included: a craft panel discussion with the artists behind “Marriage Story,” “Missing Link,” “Knives Out,” and “The Irishman”; a National Geographic Documentaries panel featuring the filmmakers behind “The Cave,” “The Nightcrawlers,” “Sea of Shadows,” and “Lost and Found”; an Apple Originals panel discussion with the directors of the documentary “The Elephant Queen”; an Amazon Studios panel with craftspeople behind “Honey Boy,” “The Report,” and “Seberg”; a Disney craft panel with artists from “The Avengers”; and an Apple Originals panel on “The Banker.”
This year’s IndieWire Consider This FYC Brunch supporting partners were Amazon Studios, Disney, National Geographic Documentary Films, Netflix, and United Artists Releasing.
Below, check out photos from the event, which took place in Hollywood.